Category: human behaviour

Our Violence Begets Violence

“Put your sword back in its place,” Jesus said to him, “for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.” By James Porteous Photo: ©UNICEF/ Almahbashi….

How to Pray to a God You May Not Believe In

The author has written an interesting opinion piece on the ‘problems of evil’ and the value of faith. In something Photo: Doha Sunrise. James Porteous How to Pray…

Omicron and the elite that cried wolf

It has taken two full years for the Western elite to realize the pandemic must be treated holistically in policy terms Photo: The independent US voters who determine…

The consumerism that destroys life is also the cause of the environmental emergency

Decades ago, corporations and governments invented the traits we now call ‘human nature.’ COP26 has shown ‘consumers’ that buying something ‘different’ is not working. 13 November 2021 |…

Artificial Intelligence: Have Humans Already Lost Control?

Prof Stuart Russell believes the future for AI lies in developing machines that know they must check in with humans – rather like a butler. Photo: There is…

7,000 steps a day is the new 10,000 steps a day

Although 10,000 steps a day are still good for you, new research shows that even 7,000 steps of even moderate speed are just as good. Photo: Kaspars Grinvalds/Shutterstock…

Human behaviour: what scientists learned about humans during the pandemic

Photo: People haven’t been as irrational during the pandemic as some initially thought. Jennifer M. Mason/Shutterstock 01 July 2021 | Stephen Reicher | The Conversation During the pandemic, a…

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